What does injury mean?

Definitions for injury
ˈɪn dʒə riin·ju·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. injury, hurt, harm, traumanoun

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. injury, accidental injurynoun

    an accident that results in physical damage or hurt

  3. wound, injury, combat injurynoun

    a casualty to military personnel resulting from combat

  4. injurynoun

    an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

  5. injurynoun

    wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

Wiktionary

  1. injurynoun

    Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.

    Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

  2. injuryverb

    To wrong, to injure.

    Etymology: From injurie, from iniuria, from in- + ius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Injuryadjective

    any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character

Freebase

  1. Injury

    Injury is damage to a biological organism which can be classified on various bases.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. injury

    A term comprising such conditions as fractures, wounds, sprains, strains, dislocations, concussions, and compressions. In addition, it includes conditions resulting from extremes of temperature or prolonged exposure. Acute poisonings (except those due to contaminated food) resulting from exposure to a toxic or poisonous substance are also classed as injuries. See also casualty; wounded. inland petroleum distribution system

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2200

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3851

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'injury' in Nouns Frequency: #655

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of injury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of injury in a Sentence

  1. Steve King:

    We live in a lawsuit-happy society and cities are just being protective by banning sledding in areas that pose a risk for injury or death.

  2. Peter Kokkinos:

    The emphasis should be placed on relatively longer exercise duration and moderate intensity, like a brisk walk, especially for older individuals, this approach carries a lower risk of injury.

  3. Suraj Achar:

    Men’s wrestling and football have the highest injury rate, but these only approximate Reidar Lystad to 35 injuries per 1,000 athletic exposures.

  4. Alberto Esquenazi:

    ReWalk was intended from the beginning for individuals with complete paralysis with spinal cord injuries. It was expanded to patients with incomplete injury, meaning they may have some movement but are profoundly weak, and patients with other disease presented in a similar manner, such as MS.

  5. Kevin Shattenkirk:

    Personally? I think last night was the best I've felt since the injury, for me, that was the most promising thing coming out of yesterday.

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